Appliances and other consumer products often share some common traits that impact both the acoustical measurement techniques that can be employed to characterize their noise output, as well as the noise control options available. These traits include their relatively small size, low profit margin, and quick time to market. Their small size implies that existing units or prototypes can usually be set up for acoustical measurements and evaluations inside a modestly sized, easy to build reverberation room. Low profit margins imply that design solutions, rather than the addition of “acoustical” materials, constitute the preferred route to a quieter product, but the quick time to market can sometimes work against this approach.
33 Moulton Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Acentech is an employee-owned company, majority-owned by its employee stock ownership plan (ESOP).
Send us a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Sign up for our e-communications, such as quarterly newsletter, seminar announcements, and other upcoming events.